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Back at UN, Trump to herald upturn with North Korea

Twelve months on from his explosive debut on the world´s biggest diplomatic stage, Donald Trump returns to the UN General Assembly on Monday to trumpet a turnaround in ties with last year´s number one enemy, North Korea´s Kim Jong Un.…

Pakistan calls for negotiated end to Afghan war

UNITED NATIONS: Peace in war-torn Afghanistan can only be achieved through negotiations and reconciliation, not by the continuing resort to military force, as the two approaches are "incompatible", a top Pakistani diplomat has told the U.N.…

Syria drops off the radar at UN assembly

UNITED NATIONS: Syria’s war has taken a new turn with the expected recapture of Raqa from the Islamic State, but world leaders gathered at the United Nations assembly this week seem to be paying little attention. Once the focal point of…